Prehistoric Architecture in Micronesia
University of Texas Press, 1988 - Architecture - 166 pages
Looks at prehistoric meeting houses and residences in Palau, the Yap Islands, Pohnpei, Kosrae, and the Mariana islands and discusses how they were made
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